May 23, 2017

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GoodWell Featured in Fast Company; Certifies City of Boise with 1,600 Employees

Posted: May 11, 2017 – 07:00 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho, May 11 /CSRwire/ - GoodWell, a social enterprise recently featured in Fast Company magazine for its measurement of workplace health and sustainability, announced today that the City of Boise has successfully achieved GoodWell certification. The City of Boise, with more than...

JUST Capital & the Data Incubator Announce Partnership: the “Data Challenge for America”

Posted: May 11, 2017 – 05:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, May 11 /CSRwire/ - Martin Whittaker, CEO of JUST Capital, and Tianhui Michael Li, CEO of The Data Incubator, have announced The Data Challenge for America, which will leverage The Data Incubators free data science fellowship to investigate the link between...

JPMorgan Chase’s Investment in Detroit to Reach $150 Million

Posted: May 10, 2017 – 04:12 PM EST

DETROIT, May 10 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. today announced that it will expand the firms commitment to Detroits economic recovery, expecting it to reach $150 million by 2019. The announcement comes as the firm exceeded its initial $100 million, five-year investment two...

Transforming Technology Pro Bono: New Tool for Nonprofits Released by Taproot Foundation and VMware Foundation

Posted: May 10, 2017 – 03:10 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., May 10 /CSRwire/ - The median technology budget of nonprofits is less than 2% of each organizations total operating budget, and most nonprofits are not confident that they have enough skilled staff or training to effectively use technology, according to NTENs...

19 Scholars Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Condemn Chevron for Violating International Law In Amazon Pollution Case

Posted: May 10, 2017 – 12:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., May 10 /CSRwire/ - Nineteen prominent law experts from several of the worlds leading universities are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out a highly controversial decision by a federal judge designed to immunize Chevron from a $9.5 billion liability...

Gildan Recognized with a Distintivo ESR(R) Award for Second Consecutive Year

Posted: May 09, 2017 – 12:50 PM EST

MONTREAL, May 09 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) -- Gildan (TSX: GIL)(NYSE: GIL) has been recognized with a Distintivo ESR(R) 2017 award, presented by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (Cemefi) and the Alliance for Corporate Social responsibility (AliaRSE) to companies in Latin America that meet...

Calia by Carrie Underwood and the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation Partner to Fully Fund Girls Team Sports Projects on Donorschoose.Org in May

Posted: May 09, 2017 – 11:30 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, May 09 /CSRwire/ - Today, The DICKS Sporting Goods Foundation and CALIA by Carrie Underwood, a fitness and lifestyle brand created in partnership with DICKS Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) and multi-platinum superstar, Carrie Underwood, announced plans to fully fund girls team sports...

Sustainable Brands Announces Bill Ford as Opening Night Speaker for SB’17 Detroit

Posted: May 09, 2017 – 10:15 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, May 09 /CSRwire/ - Sustainable Brands announces Bill Ford, Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company, as an Opening Night keynote speaker at SB17 Detroit, May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Bill Ford will share Ford Motor Companys transformative journey...

Smithfield Foods’ New Sustainability Report Highlights Environmental Achievements, Announces First Companywide Water Policy

Posted: May 09, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va. , May 09 /CSRwire/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced the release of the second installment of its 16th annual sustainability report. The Environment section highlights Smithfields environmental leadership in key areas, which includes continuing reductions in natural resource demand and...

Tideline Deepens Impact Investing Expertise with Strategic Hire

Posted: May 09, 2017 – 09:32 AM EST

NEW YORK, May 09 /CSRwire/ - GlobeNewswire - Tideline, a provider of tailored advice to clients developing impact investment strategies, products, and solutions, announced today that Amy Bell, formerly the Head of Principal Investments of JPMorgan Chases Sustainable Finance group, has joined the...

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